Popular and long standing Padiham shop owner hosts traditional Indian feast to celebrate Queen's platinum jubilee

A long standing trader in Padiham shared a traditional feast with the community to celebrate the Queen's platinum jubilee.

By Sue Plunkett
Sunday, 12th June 2022, 1:10 pm
Updated Sunday, 12th June 2022, 1:11 pm

Shabaz Ahmed, who runs Ramzan Food Store in Victoria Road, hosted the Indian buffet with an open invite and it was well attended by both customers and leading figures in the community including police officers, Coun. Karen Ingham and Mrs Ann Clark who runs the Padiham Archive Society.

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Coun. Ingham said: "Mr Ahmed said he loved sharing such an important occasion with the community and he plans to do the same for the Eid celebrations as he feels it would help everyone to understand the different cultures and beliefs and bring others together."

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Shabaz Ahmed, who runs Ramzan Food Store in Victoria Road, Padiham, hosted an Indian buffet with an open invite to mark the Queen's platinum jubilee

Coun. Ingham said she was honoured to be involved in the event adding: "Padiham and its residents are important to both me and the community as a whole and understanding each other and supporting local businesses is paramount during the struggle people in the town are facing."

Shabaz Ahmed, who runs Ramzan Food Store in Victoria Road, Padiham, hosted an Indian buffet with an open invite to mark the Queen's platinum jubilee
Shabaz Ahmed, who runs Ramzan Food Store in Victoria Road, Padiham, hosted an Indian buffet with an open invite to mark the Queen's platinum jubilee